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Just One Way to Die on a Snowmobile in the West

runaway snowmobile

A snowmobile day trip ‘Brake, brake, brake, you idiot,’ (it was actually far worse than that but too rude to repeat here) shouts my husband as I careen wildly off the icy pathway, into the snow-covered banking, clinging desperately to the handlebars. Trees loom large in front of us, disturbingly solid – this is not going to be a platform …

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Is Tunisia Safe following the Sousse Beach Attacks?

Are you ok? Finding a text on my phone is not an unusual experience when travelling. However finding a text on my phone from a work colleague asking me ‘whether I am ok in light of today’s events’ is somewhat more alarming, especially as I have no idea what she is talking about. Sousse beach attacks A quick Google search …

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Warning : injuries abroad are more common than you think. Read Aussie Flashpacker’s tale of woe

Broken Ankle in Thailand

Official figures from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s (FCO’s) annual British Behaviour Abroad Report 2013 indicate that 19,000 Brits needed assistance in 2012/13. 3,599 British people were hospitalised and over 6,000 Brits died whilst overseas These are frightening stats! In a foreign country, it seems we throw caution to the wind, somehow believing the ‘God of Travel’ will protect us. …

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